Black Swan...some spoilers!

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Black Swan...some spoilers!

Postby oneputtlarry on Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:40 pm

I may be in the minority here as Black Swan is getting Best Picture talk...just saw it...great acting by Natalie Portman and cast...excellent costuming & makeup, but disappointed with the film. Barbara Hershey was also very good...IMO it would be a shame if she gets the Best Supporting Actress over Hailee Steinfeld of 'True Grit.' Melissa Neo in 'The Fighter' is another strong contender. However, nominees that have been around a while tend to get the nod over teenagers. There are many good films that I would pay to watch a second time and have done so, many times, but I have no desire to sit through 'Black Swan' a second time...found myself saying, "What the ... " several times.
While I was watching the film, I was reminded of a very old phrase from a TV commercial..."Is it REAL or is it MEMOREX? :-) Just my take.

At IMDB, the genre lists the film as 'Drama' & 'Fantasy'...I'm surprised they left out 'Horror' or maybe a softer word would be 'Graphic.' There is a short bit of what I consider 'porn' ...maybe the scene would be considered 'soft porn?' I'm not sure. In any case, it's R-Rated which permits kids 17 and under to watch this film as long as they're accompanied by an adult or guardian...wouldn't want any of my younger grandchildren to watch it or if my older granddaughters were 17 or younger, wouldn't want them to see the scene as well.

I'm sure some folks will enjoy this film.
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Re: Black Swan...some spoilers!

Postby Drew Corleone on Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:40 pm

I did not like it. At all.
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Re: Black Swan...some spoilers!

Postby 12ozLongneck on Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:16 pm

While I was watching the film, I was reminded of a very old phrase from a TV commercial..."Is it REAL or is it MEMOREX? Just my take.


Is it live or is it Memorex?

Anyways, not really interested in this.
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Re: Black Swan...some spoilers!

Postby Makaveli on Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:52 pm

Can't be too good if you describe a Natalie Portman movie you don't like with the word "porn".
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